Widely tipped to be France’s next President, François Fillon stormed to victory in US-style primaries last weekend to become the centre-right’s candidate.
Alexander van der Bellen, an independent candidate, is neck and neck with Norbert Hofer, from the far-right Freedom Party (FPO) ahead of a re-run of Austria’s run-off presidential…
The Palestinian President has opened the first congress of his Fatah party for seven years. An estimated 1,300 delegates gathered to elect new leaders and discuss longer-term policy.
Provisional results suggest Jovenel Moise has won the presidential election in Haiti. The political novice has won a majority in the first round, avoiding a second round runoff.
Francois Fillon, France’s dark horse in the primaries is now a strong favourite for president.
Somalia is a patriarchal society which has never had a female leader till until recently when two women took a step to make that dream a reality.
Jean Claude Juncker addresses the 'big issues' affecting Europe and the EU today. From Trump, to Brexit and the rise of the far-right.
François Fillon and Alain Juppé, centre-right rivals, but both part of the French establishment, and both former prime ministers.
The winner of Sunday's run-off primary vote will be the official centre-right candidate for the presidential election next year.
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been knocked out of a primary to choose the presidential candidate of the centre-right Republican Party.
Haitians are heading to the polls in a long-delayed presidential election.
With France’s presidential election just months away, parties are picking their candidates in US-style primaries.
Pro-Moscow candidate Igor Dodon claims victory in Moldovan presidential poll.
Donald Trump’s election triumph undermines Europe’s security and invites Vladimir Putin to launch further invasions, it’s been claimed. The
The outcome could see the Black Sea state move closer to Russia.
The world's business leaders are busy assessing whether their companies will gain or suffer from Donald Trump's proposed policy changes.
Popular Nigerian television evangelist, T.B. Joshua, has deleted the Facebook post in which he predicted a close contest in the United States (US) elections of November 8.
While many among Clinton’s supporters have been shocked by the result of the election, Trump fans say they were confident all along and are delighted with the…
Donald Trump repeatedly reminded American voters of Bill Clinton’s infidelity during the election campaign.
The US presidential election candidates are inspiring commercial spin-offs around the world as businesses cash in on the campaign hoopla.
US presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have released their final campaign ads on the eve of election day.
Hispanics, either US-born or naturalised, will soon be America's largest minority community and already count electorally as much as African-Americans. In certain states their role is crucial in gaini
Women are the the largest group of registered voters in America, and might normally be expected to back the country's first-ever female candidate for president, especially as the three-times divorced
Iceland’s anti-establishment Pirate Party is set to make significant gains in the country’s parliamentary elections, but not as big as previously predicted.